Early Humans May Have Survived the Winter by Sleeping Through It, Fossils Show

Researchers suggest early humans hibernated after discovering fossils that show bone growth stopped for months at a time every year.

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Rajvi Desai
Dec 21, 2020
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.